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Japan strengthens measures to prevent deaths by overwork

Takahashi, 24, had worked more than 100 hours of overtime a month leading up to her death. She killed herself on Christmas Day in 2015. In its first white p...


Zaha named by Ivory Coast in Nations Cup squad

The Crystal Palace winger's inclusion follows confirmation a few weeks ago that he had switched his global allegiance to the Elephants. The News Agency of N...


Two dead in Wednesday's terrorist attack in Xinjiang

The Muslim minority group has long accused the government of curtailing their cultural and religious rights. The government said in a statement that the incid...


Israeli Ex-Defense Minister Slams Netanyahu Over Reaction on UN Resolution

In remarks following Kerry's speech , Netanyahu called the comments a "great disappointment". The plans that are likely to be put forward by Kerry might be s...


Kerry Middle East speech set for Wednesday

Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan told Israel's Army Radio that the Obama administration was attempting to tie President-elect Donald Trump to positions ...


White House Eyes Sanctions Against Russia for Presidential Election Interference

The Obama administration had rolled the executive order as a way to punish and deter foreign hackers who harm United States economic or national security. The U...


PM Modi addresses Parivartan Rally at Dehradun

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 27 November addressed parivartan rally in Dehradun city of Uttarakhand just ahead of assembly elections. The people of the cou...


Trump to dissolve charitable foundation

This revelation comes during the New York AG's office investigation on the foundation following reports that the foundation spending benefitted Trump's campaig...


Mass graves found in eastern Aleppo, Russia claims

The General did not rule out the possibility that more mass graves could be discovered in the coming weeks. He said further inquiries would force backers of t...


Iraqi journalist kidnapped from Baghdad home by gunmen

In a statement, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi calls for an urgent investigation into al-Qaisi's kidnapping and presses authorities to "make utmost effort...


Syria: US Moves to Arm Rebels with Anti-Aircraft Weapons

On Tuesday the Russian Foreign Ministry said it considers the USA move to lift some restrictions on supplying weapons to rebels in Syria as a " hostile move" t...


Pakistan frees 220 Indian fishermen to ease tensions

Family members of Pakistani fishermen arrested by Indian authorities protest in Karachi on Saturday, demanding their release. "We released 220 Indian fisherme...


Giant seal dents auto hood while roaming Australian neighborhood

There's a seal on the loose in the suburbs of Tasmania. The adult male seal was first noticed shortly before 6am in the middle of a Penquite Road by resident ...


Trump spokesman Miller won't be joining White House

Newly-named White House press secretary Sean Spicer said that Donald Trump's Twitter use will be a "really exciting part of the job" for the incoming presid...


Sarah Michelle Gellar Thought George Michael Was Boy George

While Sarah tried to pay tribute, she managed to muddle up Eighties pop stars, tweeting: "Do you really want to hurt me? I guess you do 2016 #ripboygeorge", G...


Detroit Lions at Dallas Cowboys Monday Night Football Open Thread

Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell said late Monday night he plans on sending defensive tackle A'Shawn Robinson's third-quarter unnecessary roughness penalty to l...


USA tourist slams Delhi police over rape inquiry

None of the four men arrested have been named, although they are believed to be the tour guide operator, a bus driver and his assistant, as well as a member of ...


Egypt detains Al Jazeera producer during family visit

The network said that Gomaa, who now resides in Doha, arrived in Egypt on Tuesday for a vacation. According to a prosecutor, Mahmoud is accused of inciting vi...


Police building collapses, kills two people

The incident occurred on Sunday at the Area "F" Police Command, Ikeja Lagos State around 04:00 a.m. While one was simply identified as Mr. Danjuma, the othe...


Jammu and Kashmir: Identity certificates for Pakistani refugees cause communal rift

In Jammu, BJP leaders said they would raise the issue of the "increasing number" of Rohingya Muslim refugees in the state in the coming Budget Session of the ...


Match-winner Giroud 'a fighter' - Wenger

Dealing with the layers of pressure - ranging from what a player puts on himself to what they sense from the crowd or the torrents that assail them on social me...


Girl dies in Ireland after long-haul flight from Canada diverts

Currently, no information has been released about what nationality the girl is. The crew declared an emergency after the child lapsed into cardiac arrest in m...


Japan will never repeat war atrocities, Abe vows

It also follows the 75th anniversary of the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor that killed more than 2,400 Americans and destroyed numerous battleships and...


China lodges protest over Taiwan content in U.S. defense bill

He added saying, Sao Tome is a small, island nation, with very friendly people. The move earned a stinging rebuke from Taiwan, which said it condemned the "re...


Europe scrambles to find Tunisian suspect in Berlin attack

The driver of the police vehicle returned fire, killing the 24-year-old suspect. Amri's nephew confessed that he was in touch with the attacker through the en...


George Michael dies: Singer's boyfriend describes finding him dead

People reacted with shock on social media, with his former Wham bandmate Andrew Ridgeley led tributes on Twitter . In all, the singer had over 80 million album...


German city evacuated on Christmas after World War II bomb found

It took explosives specialists about 4 hours to defuse the bomb, a police spokesman said. But a huge 3.8 tonne bomb that recently surfaced during constructi...


Highest Ever: 5000 Migrants Drowned in Mediterranean in 2016

Attributing reports from the Italian Coastguard, William Spindler, a spokesperson for UNHCR said that in two separate incidents, rubber dinghies collapsed and...


Status Quo's Rick Parfitt dies

He died in Marbella, Spain, from a severe infection that set in after he took a fall that injured a shoulder. Here are some classic Status Quo tunes.RIP Rick,...


China's aircraft carrier to drill in Western Pacific

Earlier this month, the Liaoning conducted live-fire drills for the first time in the Bohai Sea, near the Korean peninsula. The navy's top commander, Adm. A J...


Super typhoon Nock-Ten threatens Philippines

It was headed west at 15 km per hour, the Rappler news website reported. Alejandro said all DRRMCs in various local government units in the region are advis...


Russian military plane crashes into the Black Sea

The victims of the tragic Russian military plane crash included the crew and members of the Russian army's official choir. He said: "It was an aircraft of t...


Evacuations After 7.7 Earthquake Triggers Tsunami Warning

The quake's depth was about 15km, the US Geological Survey said. It struck a relatively sparsely populated area about 800 miles from the Chilean capital of S...


Israel Relations 2016: UN Settlement Resolution Is Latest Obama-Netanyahu Rift

New Zealand, Venezuela, Malaysia, and Senegal said they reserved the right to move ahead with the vote. In explaining the vote , U.S. Ambassador Samantha P...


Mularkey: Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota has fractured fibula

Knowing the stakes included popular coach Gus Bradley's job, Bortles played tight all season. Whether a cloud was lifted or Bortles just had a good day, the...


Boko Haram 'ousted from Sambisa forest bastion'

The extremist group once controlled an area the size of Belgium, but a Nigerian army offensive supported by troops from neighboring countries over the past year...


Over Dozen Reportedly Killed in Malaysia Bus Accident

Earlier on Saturday evening, the hospital had said the injured Singaporeans, who suffered mainly fractures and were in stable condition, were still receiving tr...


'Heavy cold' delays Queen's Christmas travel plans

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh have heavy colds and have decided not to travel to Sandringham on Wednesday, Buckingham Palace has said. They spent the day ...


Lennox man charged with murder of Lisa Marie Naegle

Harryman, who Wednesday Naegle one year after her " Bridalplasty " appearance, said he last heard from his wife via text message after the party around 2:30 a.m...


Golden State Warriors wipe out deficit, down Brooklyn Nets

According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Warriors are favored on the road, as they are getting odds of -7 points against the Pistons. Without any doubt, the Cl...


Mexican Cracker Market blast 29 People were Died

No less than 29 individuals kicked the bucket and 50 others were harmed after a blast tore through a well-known firecrackers advertise in Mexico, sending a hu...


United Nations resolution to ban Israeli settlements passes as U.S. abstains

Security Council to condemn Israeli settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem. He takes over as US President from Mr Obama on 20 January. -Israeli relat...


Iran's Consular Services in Turkey Limited after Russian Diplomat Killed in Ankara

Russian President Vladimir Putin joined those paying their respects at a ceremony in Moscow today for Russia's ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, who was ...


Russian athletes charged over Sochi 'sample tampering'

According to the Part 2 report, delivered less than two weeks ago in London by the WADA Independent Commission and its chairman, Canadian sports law professor R...


Arms Embargo On South Sudan Fails UN Vote

The arms embargo and sanctions fell short of the nine votes needed for adoption Friday. "The council members who didn't support this resolution are taking a b...


Dead orca found near Sechelt suffered blunt-force trauma: necropsy

They planned to bring it on land for an autopsy. He says the animal has been identified as J34, a southern resident killer whale believed to be about 18 years...


No new Chibok girls released - Presidency

Consequently, the girls, who are presently enjoying sponsored scholarship by Education Must Continue Initiative (EMCI) became the first set of Chibok girls to v...


Kremlin Complains Dialogue With US 'Frozen;' No Quick Thaw Expected

The Kremlin hopes that Donald Trump's administration will help improve the strained Russia-U.S. ties that it describes as "frozen", but it doesn't expect any ...


Facebook, Twitter, Google sued by Orlando shooting victims' families

Among the 49 killed in the attack were Tevin Eugene Crosby, Juan Guerrero, and Javier Jorge-Reyes, whose families brought suit this week. The complaint said...


DC Metro SmarTrip Card for Trump Inauguration Has Zero Trump References

Metro revealed on Wednesday that the special Inauguration Day passes won't have Trump's picture on them, the way the cards honoring President Barack Obama's ...